International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Panama Canal Marks Two-Year Anniversary

The Panama Canal marked the two-year anniversary of the inauguration of its canal expansion, the largest enhancement project in the waterway’s 103-year history. To date, the Panama Canal has transited 3,745 Neopanamax vessels; set a monthly tonnage record of 38.1 million tons; and transited both the largest container vessel and… Read More

Work Underway on Dual-Fuel Conversion of the Samuel de Champlain

Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque (DSDu) has begun work to convert the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain from diesel-electric propulsion to dual-fuel capability combining MGO and LNG. This is the first such conversion undertaken by DSDu, the first dual-fuel vessel in the GIE Dragages-Ports fleet, and the first vessel… Read More